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Governor Paterson signs Lanza's Bill to renamie Staten Island's Institute for Basic Research tower

http://blog.silive.com/westshore/2009/07/governor_paterson_signs_on_ren/print.html

Governor David Paterson has signed legislation sponsored by two Staten Island lawmakers to rename a tower on the grounds of the Institute for Basic Research, Willowbrook, after a former director.

July 30, 2009
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SENATOR LANZA ANNOUNCES SENATE PASSAGE OF LEGISLATION TO IMPROVE TEENAGE DRIVER SAFETY

State Senator Andrew Lanza announces that the state Senate recently passed legislation he supports to strengthen teen driving training requirements and prevent teenage driving deaths.

July 23, 2009
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SENIORNET OF SI, INC. Offering Summer Classes for Seniors 50 Plus

Fill Empty Hours One Day a Week and Catch up with Your Children & Grandchildren.

There is room in some of the classes planned for the summer. Introduction to Computers (Intro I), continuing into more advanced use of Computers (Intro II), roaming with the Internet and finally using the Computer together with your Digital Camera following a field trip, learning to use a scanner and many forms of enhancement of photographs through Adobe Photoshop Elements, Basic and Beyond

July 16, 2009
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City Budgets $141 Million for Toxic Waste Cleanup at Staten Island Site

New York, NY -- The city budget, expected to be approved this week, dedicates $141 million for the cleanup of a long-abandoned toxic waste dump in Staten Island. Community representatives will meet with the Department of Environmental Protection Monday to finalize the cleanup plan.

 

June 19, 2009
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Staten Islanders await decision day in Albany

http://blog.silive.com/latest_news/2009/06/staten_islanders_await_decisio/print.html

ALBANY -- State Senate lawmakers in Albany could be headed for an historic power-sharing arrangement if renegade Democratic state Sen. Hiram Monserrate backs off his plan to vote with Senate Republicans.

June 15, 2009
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SENATOR LANZA PUSHES FOR BILL TO FIX CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECK PROBLEM CREATED BY ROCKEFELLER REFORMS

Senator Lanza along with members of the Senate Republican Conference and District Attorneys from across the State today pushed for major criminal justice legislation to fix a dangerous problem that will put the lives of the most vulnerable New Yorkers at risk.

June 1, 2009
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MORE NEW TAXES ON THE WAY STARTING JUNE 1ST

Budget Tax Hikes Will Hit Consumers & Businesses With Higher Costs

 

May 29, 2009
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Driver's License Redux?

www.nydailynews.com/blogs/dailypolitics/2009/05/drivers-license-redux-1.html

The Senate Republicans have latched on to a provision in the latest Rockefeller Drug Law reform that lets judges seal offenders records from potential employers in hopes that it will help them win back the majority next fall.

May 28, 2009
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SENATOR LANZA CALLS FOR HIGH SPEED E-Z PASS LANES AT ALL NEW YORK TOLL BOOTHS

Senator Andrew Lanza has introduced legislation, Senate Bill S.5095, which would require the New York State Thruway Authority and the Metropolitan Transit Authority to establish at least one high speed lane at all toll booths in New York State for E-Z Pass use.

May 21, 2009
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SENATE DEMOCRATS BLOCK BILL TO TOUGHEN SEX OFFENDER REGISTRY

Senate Democrats today defeated a common-sense bill that would elevate criminal penalties for convicted sex offenders that fail to register every year with the Division of Criminal Justice Services’ sex offender registry.  Under the Republican bill, the penalty for failure to register would be raise from a misdemeanor to a class D felony.

May 21, 2009
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March 30, 2009
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Senator Lanza Unveils “A BETTER PLAN FOR NEW YORK”

GOP Plan Spends Less than Governor Proposed, Includes Initiatives to Create Jobs, Major New Proposal to Help Middle-Class Families Pay for College

March 10, 2009
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